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Doctors of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny have urged him to immediately end his hunger strike, warning that otherwise he could die.
In a statement, the five say they have been shown the results of his medical tests conducted on 20 April.
“If the hunger strike continues even for a minimal amount of time, unfortunately, we will simply have no-one to treat soon,” they say.
Thousands of Russians rallied on Wednesday demanding Navalny be freed.
More than 1,000 people were arrested in a number of cities including the capital Moscow, according